Teenage Lament '74

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"Teenage Lament '74"
Single by Alice Cooper
from the album Greatest Hits
B-side "Hard Hearted Alice"
Released December 1973
Genre Rock, glam rock
Length 3:20
Label Warner Bros. Records 7762
Writer(s) Alice Cooper, Neal Smith
Producer(s) Jack Douglas, Jack Richardson
Alice Cooper singles chronology
"Halo of Flies"
"Teenage Lament '74"
"Muscle of Love"

"Teenage Lament '74" is a song written by Alice Cooper and Neal Smith and performed by Cooper. It was released on Cooper's album, Muscle of Love.

The song reached #12 on the UK Singles Chart in 1973.[1] The song also reached #16 on the Ireland chart,[2] #43 on Germany's Media Control Chart,[3] #48 on the Billboard Hot 100,[4] and #89 on Australia's ARIA chart.[5]

The song was produced by Jack Douglas and Jack Richardson.

Other Versions[edit]

  • Big Country released a version of the song on their 2001 covers album, Under Cover.[6]
  • Tyla released a version of the song on the 1993 tribute album, Welcome to Our Nightmare: A Tribute to Alice Cooper.[7]


  1. ^ Rice, Jo; Tim Rice; Paul Gambaccini; Mike Read (1979). The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles (2nd ed.). Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. p. 56. ISBN 0-900424-99-0. 
  2. ^ ""Irish Singles Charts Search for Alice Cooper"" irishcharts.com. Retrieved on April 26, 2013."
  3. ^ "Song Search: Alice Cooper" (in German). Media Control. Retrieved April 26, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Alice Cooper - Charts & Awards - Billboard Singles" Allmusic. Retrieved on April 26, 2013."
  5. ^ Australian charts:
  6. ^ Big Country, Under Cover Retrieved April 26, 2013.
  7. ^ Various Artists, Welcome to Our Nightmare: A Tribute to Alice Cooper Retrieved April 26, 2013.

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